Category Archives: Asian Cinema

Zatoichi Season 1

Think of this series as very much like the movies. Though they are condensed into about 50 minutes running time they are just as entertaining and have the same production quality feel of the movies. Equally powerful and at times … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Zombie

The title alone was almost enough to make me want to watch this movie. Kung Fu and Zombies, where can one go wrong? With favorable odds and a few favorable reviews (the rest highly unfavorable) I plunked myself down for … Continue reading

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The Mighty Peking Man

‘The Mighty Peking Man’ aka 猩猩王 aka ‘Goliathon‘ might, at first, look like a cheap knockoff of King Kong, it might be a film that ‘Sharknado’ fans would get a kick out of. What’s incredulous to me is not how … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee:Kung Fu ‧ Art ‧ Life

Bruce Lee:Kung Fu ‧ Art ‧ Life is a special exhibition located in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. As a lifelong fan of Bruce Lee I decided to go check it out in my free time. There … Continue reading

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Sadako Vs Kayako

Driving around a neighborhood the other day my friend was telling me that a ghost was spotted in this area. The ghost was wearing a white Kimono. In Japan a white kimono (kyokatabira) would be worn by someone who has … Continue reading

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Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla aka Godzilla Resurgence is actually one of the better Godzilla films in recent years. After the disappointing 2014 American movie and the atrocious 2004 ‘Final Wars’ from Japan Shin Godzilla at least feels like what a Godzilla film … Continue reading

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Wing Chun Movies

Descendants of Wing Chun I actually couldn’t remember seeing this movie even though I knew I had and had made note of it in my journal. But it’s a fairly forgettable film that doesn’t really stand out when one watches … Continue reading

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Pai Mei movies

For the uninitiated Pai Mei is the Sith Lord of the Kung Fu world. Basically, don’t ever fu*k with this guy. He cannot be beaten. Even a kick in the balls won’t work cos he has none. According to legend … Continue reading

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Vengeance

‘Vengeance’ also know as ‘Kung Fu Vengeance’ is a 1970 Kung Fu crime movie by one of the great Kung Fu directors, Chang Cheh. Unlike a lot of his other Kung Fu flicks (which tend to show the spectacular action … Continue reading

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Armless Swordsman

After the success of ‘The One Armed Swordsman‘ i’m sure there were many film makers out there wondering how to top that. Most didn’t, instead going for one armed imitation movies. But in 1969 South Korea put out a movie … Continue reading

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